Vermont gasoline prices hold at average of $3.35

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Vermont gasoline prices hold at average of $3.35

Thu, 01/06/2022 - 12:18pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Vermont gasoline prices today held at $3.35 a gallon from last week, according to vermontgasprices.com (GasBuddy). They are 5 cents less than a month ago and $1.11 more than a year ago. Nationally, prices are up 2 cents from last week to $3.30, down 5 cents from last month and up $1.00 from last year.

The lowest prices in Vermont can be found in Middlebury ($3.15/g) and the highest prices are in Addison ($3.59/g).

Burlington gas prices are up 1 cent per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.37/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 100 stations in Burlington. Gas prices in Burlington are 4.1 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand $1.09/g higher than a year ago.

According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Burlington is priced at $3.19/g while the most expensive is $3.44/g, a difference of 25.0 cents per gallon.

Historical gasoline prices in Burlington and the national average going back ten years:
January 3, 2021: $2.26/g (U.S. Average: $2.24/g)
January 3, 2020: $2.70/g (U.S. Average: $2.59/g)
January 3, 2019: $2.57/g (U.S. Average: $2.26/g)
January 3, 2018: $2.54/g (U.S. Average: $2.49/g)
January 3, 2017: $2.42/g (U.S. Average: $2.35/g)
January 3, 2016: $2.14/g (U.S. Average: $1.99/g)
January 3, 2015: $2.79/g (U.S. Average: $2.20/g)
January 3, 2014: $3.61/g (U.S. Average: $3.32/g)
January 3, 2013: $3.58/g (U.S. Average: $3.29/g)
January 3, 2012: $3.41/g (U.S. Average: $3.27/g)

Neighboring areas and their current gas prices:
Albany- $3.45/g, unchanged  from last week's $3.44/g.
Vermont- $3.35/g, down 0.8 cents per gallon from last week's $3.35/g.
New Hampshire- $3.26/g, down 1.3 cents per gallon from last week's $3.28/g.

"After a pretty long run of falling gas prices, we've seen things stabilize. Oil prices have started to rise as omicron hasn't been as severe as initially feared, leading to optimism that perhaps oil demand will start to rise in the weeks ahead as cases will eventually plateau," said Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy. "In addition, Great Lakes states were expected to see a price hike last week, but the hike hasn't happened just yet, leading me to believe it will occur in short order this week and send the national average higher. For the rest of the nation, with oil near $76 per barrel, we will likely see gas price decreases replaced by minor price increases."

GasBuddy is the authoritative voice for gas prices and the only source for station-level data spanning nearly two decades. Unlike AAA's once daily survey covering credit card transactions at 100,000 stations and the Lundberg Survey, updated once every two weeks based on 7,000 gas stations, GasBuddy's survey updates 288 times every day from the most diverse list of sources covering nearly 150,000 stations nationwide, the most comprehensive and up-to-date in the country. 

GasBuddy data is accessible at http://prices.GasBuddy.com.

SOURCE GasBuddy (January 3, 2022). Vermontgasprices.com January 6, 2022.